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Highlanes Gallery

36 Saint Laurence Street, Drogheda 0000, Ireland
+353 41 980 3311
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Symbolic of Drogheda's generous balance between storied difficult past & forward vision

Drogheda's a town most tourist miss because of a limited prior exposure to its delights, access... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
preglad
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New York
Interesting gallery with really good cafe

I stopped in here to have a wander around the free exhibition, after having breakfast in the... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
bookworm79
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A beautiful and unique place to visit for those with a love of art or history.The gallery is sited in the former Drogheda Franciscan Church and part of the Friary; known locally as the ‘High Lane Church’. The Franciscans gifted the property to the people of Drogheda when they ended their 760 year association with the town in 2000. The buildings date from the early 19th century, though elements date back to earlier times.
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“modern art” (3 reviews)
“old church” (5 reviews)
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36 Saint Laurence Street, Drogheda 0000, Ireland
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Drogheda's a town most tourist miss because of a limited prior exposure to its delights, access issues as well as time constraints. This serves all the better for those making the effort to maintain an easy pace in engaging its attractions. A primary one symbolizing...More

Thank preglad
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I stopped in here to have a wander around the free exhibition, after having breakfast in the attached cafe. Breakfast/brunch was lovely, food arrived quickly and staff were very friendly. I was really impressed by the variety in the temporary exhibition, there was a range...More

Thank bookworm79
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Lovely little gallery in a lovely old setting. Great contrast between the old and the new. Highly recommended.

Thank brianthelion
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Great gallery with regular exhibitions and lovely cafe attached, staff very friendly. Activities for adults and children

Thank Sally T
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Checked out this place and was simple gallery of Arts, few minutes walk from the tourist office, all subjects are interesting, free of charge but their collection are minimal.

Thank Ramadeva
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We wandered in to this tucked away church building and were delighted to find it was free, with exhibitions covering the top floor and huge space on the floor below. For a small, quiet Irish town it was brilliant to see a venue displaying both...More

Thank Rebekah D
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The Highlanes Gallery, home of Drogheda's municipal art collection, is a hub of artistic innovation and education. Curated by the wonderful Aoife Ruane, the gallery is warm, friendly and accessible. The gallery constantly invites guests to experience new collections and challenges them to explore what...More

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Absolutely beautiful. And I loved the children's art exhibit. The staff was knowledgeable and very friendly and welcoming.

Thank JHansenWeilheim
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this place when wandering around town last weekend. It's such a great space, the development of a church into a really modern space is very impressive. We found it very relaxing to stroll around and enjoy the art. There's a cafe inside too...More

Thank JenandNeil365
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Thus place is class....what they did with the old church and integrated it with the gallery is what needs to happen to a lot more really cool Old sites around the town. Always good exhibitions and the art work they have of Old Drogheda is...More

Thank Rory M
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Caz B
19 January 2017|
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Response from explodingmyth | Reviewed this property |
It's free. They sometimes also run classes, which you may have pay for, but entry to the exhibition space is free.
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